The threat has been looming for quite some time, and it is now just a few short weeks away from becoming reality. Legislation is going into effect requiring online retailers like Amazon.com and Overstock.com to start collecting sales tax on internet purchases by California consumers.
The new measure will level the playing field for brick […]
If you are like a lot of people with smartphones chances are it was making a lot of noise last week.
The National Weather Service sent numerous weather warnings to the devices. Phone users are alerted by a series of loud beeps, and text information that states the reason for the warning.
Most of the alerts were […]
The Albertson’s supermarket chain announced today the need to layoff of up to 2,500 employees within the next month, impacting every one of the nearly 250 stores in southern California and southern Nevada. About 20 of those stores are in the Inland Empire, 3 of them in Riverside.
Store officials have not said if any […]
Announcement from the South Coast Air Quality Management District:
Registration opened on May 2nd for the AQMD’s 2012 Electric Lawn Mower Exchange Program. The exchange program is available to residents within their jurisdiction, which includes Riverside, San Bernardino, and most other cities within the Inland Empire.
This annual program offers AQMD residents an opportunity to help […]
News headline from the Riverside County District Attorney:
Riverside County District Attorney Paul Zellerbach announced that a Riverside County judge has ordered Kroger and Ralphs to pay a civil judgment of nearly $300,000 involving the sales of frozen dairy dessert products and inaccurate unit pricing.
The Kroger Co. and Ralphs Grocery Company, both Ohio-based corporations, agreed to […]
Volt is unique among electric vehicles because you have two sources of energy. You have an electric source–a battery–that allows you to drive gas free. And there’s also an onboard generator that produces electricity so you can go further, though you will need gas to power the generator.
Locally, Tom Bell Chevrolet, reports a sharp increase […]
On Saturday, March 24, the City of Riverside and Riverside Public Utilities are hosting a free workshop on Plug-In Electric Vehicles: Innovation, Incentives, and Infrastructure.
This free event is from 10:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Riverside City Hall, located at 3900 Main Street in downtown Riverside.
Lunch will be provided.
The workshop is a one-stop shop […]
Announcement from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department:
The Calimesa Police Department, in coordination with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, is pleased to announce a free “Shred-a-Thon” on March 10 in Calimesa.
The event is for the safe and secure disposal of personal records or documents that contain sensitive or personal information that, if improperly […]
Sony believes the Playstation Vita has the potential to transform the mobile gaming market, but with many consumers already playing games on their mobiles and tablets there are questions over the future of dedicated portable gaming devices.
The PS Vita is outfitted with a camera, social networking features, and higher resolution.
Users are able to put themselves […]